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erotic services categories in sites outside of the united states, including canada. ms. mcdougal might be able to speak more effectively to that. there are a number of issues country by country, as well as legal issues for that. i can tell you that something along the order of 97% of our viewers in use is within the united states and canada. >> can a united states person access aoreign craigslist site? >> anyone anywhere can access the craigslist site anywhere. >> so what is the significance of taking down the site in the united states? >> the site in the u.s. was set up as part of an arrangement with a series of attorneys general last year. i think the intent was to do a number of things, capture credit-card intermission, captor phone information. we decided on september 3 to remove that category, and again have no intention of restoring it. >> if i am in washington d.c., accessing the canadian side, can i advertise services that would be available in washington, d.c on the canadian side? >> yes, you could, but there were be simply no value whatsoever, because the individuals who view
, and in addition to review by our staff of those categories in the past 10 days, the chart that ms. mcdougal referred to with respect to increase in traffic on it back page seems to support that. >> if someone is communicating with craigslist, can you identify technologically which computer made that contact? >> yes. >> so you contract the person if necessary? -- so you can track the person if necessary? >> in cases where we have not received a request from law enforcement, we released the records to the district attorneys, the police officers, to the fbi agents and use the information we captor to do that tracking. >> i can further elaborate if that is helpful. what craigslist can provide is the e-mail address and ip address of the person who posted the ad. craigslist cannot from their identify the specific person -- computer or individual. you can identify who the service provider is for that ip address and you can contact the service provider and get from them the information as to who owns that ip address. law enforcement can do it by subpoena. you can do it in a civil suit by subpoena a
by our staff of those categories in the past 10 days, the chart that ms. mcdougal referred to with respect to increase in traffic on it back page seems to support that. >> if someone is communicating with cigslist, can you identify technologically which computer made that contac >> yes. >> so you contract the person if necessary? -- so you can track the person if necessary? >> in cases where we have not received a request from law enforcement, we released the records to the district attorneys, the police officers, to the fbi agents and use the information we captor to do that tracking. >> i can further elaborate if that is helpful. what craigslist can pvide is the e-mail address and ip address of the person who posted the ad. craigslist cannot from their identify the specific pern -- computer or individual. you can identify who the service provider is for that ip address and you can contact the service provider and get from them the information as to who owns that ip address. law enforcement can do it b subpoena. you can do it in a civil suit by subpoena as well. >> what la
in the future. once again, thank you for extending the invitation to meet with the committee. >> ms. mcdougall. >> thank you chairman scott and committee, thank you for having me. i'm with the law firm of perkins-cooey, i'm here today because i'm counsel to craigslist on online safety and security issues. i've been counsel to them in that regard for over two years. there is substantial common ground we share with everybody on this panel today. we believe, as they do, that human trafficking and child exploitation is a heinous and insidious problem. we also agree, as mr. allen said, it's an extremely complex problem. it's a problem that involves the leuering and seduction of victims, it involves the social conditions that make victims susceptible, it involves the culture and profitability of pimps and organized crime. and it involves demand. it involves finding a way to stop the demand. the men, predominantly men who create this market. because of the complexity of the problem, it comes as no surprise that there's a significant diversion and even clash sometimes of views as to how to solve this
10 days, the chart that ms. mcdougal referred with respect to increase in traffic on it back page seems to support that. >> if someone is communicating with craigslist, can you identify technologically wch computer made that contact? >> yes. >> so you contract the person if necessary? -- so you can track the person if necessary? >> in cases where we have not received a request from law enforcement, we released the records to the district attorneys, the police officers, to the fbi agents and use the information we captor to do that tracking. >> i can further elaborate if that is helpful. what craslist can provide is the e-mail address and ip address of the person who posted the ad. craigslist cannot from their identify the specific person -- computer or indidual. you can identify who the service provider is for that ip address and you can contact the service provid and get from them the information as to who owns that ip address. law enforcement ca do it by subpoena. you can do it in a civil suit by subpoena as well. >> what laws apply to internet providers like craigslist that wou
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